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2 Feb 2021

Growing calls for Aung San Suu Kyi’s release

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

There are growing calls around the world for the release of Myanmar’s elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who remains under arrest a day after the army seized power in a coup.

Activist groups have been calling for civil disobedience against the military leaders.

The UN Security Council is holding an emergency meeting to decide its response, while the United States has threatened to reimpose sanctions.